|1969 Plymouth Hemi GTX Convertible Captures The Top Spot With A $230,000 Winning Bid
Kissimmee, Fla. – Jan. 9, 2017 – The Bobby Williams Collection of no-reserve cars led the way by sweeping the top five sales spots for the opening weekend at Mecum Kissimmee 2017, the world's largest collector-car auction that began Jan. 6 and continues through Sunday, Jan. 15, at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida. Mecum Auctions kicked off the week at 10 a.m. today with Road Art® Monday, an all-day, Road Art-only offering featuring more than 400 lots.
Top Sales for Jan. 6-8 (all individual sales reflect hammer price):
1.1969 Plymouth Hemi GTX Convertible (Lot L77) $230,000
2.1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T (Lot L83) $140,000
3.1968 Shelby GT500 Convertible (Lot L79) $137,500
4.1969 Plymouth Hemi Road Runner (Lot L88.1) $135,000
5.1970 Plymouth Superbird (Lot L84) $125,000
Among the feature consignments for Tuesday, Jan. 10 are:
◾1970 Dodge Challenger Convertible (Lot G39)
◾1969 Pontiac GTO Convertible (Lot G128)
◾1969 Mercury Cougar Convertible (Lot G150)
◾1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 (Lot G150.1)
◾1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible (Lot G166)
The Kissimmee 2017 auction is open to sellers, buyers and spectators. Bidder registration is $200; registration includes admission for the bidder and a guest for all remaining auction days. General admission tickets are available online and at the gate for $30 per person, per day; auction passes for all remaining days of the auction are available for $200, and children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission. Persons interested in consigning a vehicle to be auctioned at Mecum Kissimmee 2017 can visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050 for complete details about the consignment process and pricing.
About Mecum Auctions
Nobody sells more than Mecum. Nobody. The Mecum Auction Company is the world leader of collector car, vintage and antique motorcycle, and Road Art® sales, hosting auctions throughout the United States. The company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 30 years, now offering more than 20,000 lots per year and averaging more than one auction each month. Established by President Dana Mecum in 1988, Mecum Auctions remains a family-run company headquartered in Walworth, Wisconsin. For further information, visit Mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050. Follow along with Mecum's social media news and join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.
Osceola Heritage Park
1875 Silver Spur Lane
Kissimmee, FL 34744
Jan. 6-15, 2017
Admission: $30 per person, per day, or $200 for all remaining days of the auction; children 12 and younger receive complimentary admission
Preview: Gates open daily at 7:30 a.m.
Auction: Vehicles start at 10 a.m. daily, with Road Art beginning at 8 a.m. daily
Kissimmee Premier Airings (NBCSN): Thursday, Jan. 12, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Live); Friday, Jan. 13, from 2 to 6 p.m. (Live) and 8:30 p.m. to 3 a.m.; Saturday, Jan. 14, from 8:30 p.m. to 3 a.m.; Monday, Jan. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 29, from 2-3 p.m.
(All times Central)